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Ancestry and LDS Account

Postby zaneclark » Tue May 23, 2017 5:12 pm

Two questions.... Do you use your LDS Account to access Ancestory? And if so, if you change the password for your LDS Account, do you also have to change it in Ancestory, or will it automatically change to the new password?

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Re: Ancestry and LDS Account

Postby sbradshaw » Tue May 23, 2017 7:00 pm

No, you can't use your LDS Account to log into Ancestry. However, you can sign up for an "LDS Member" Ancestry account by following the link from this page:
http://familysearch.org/partneraccess

The Church has an agreement with Ancestry allowing members to set up a free Ancestry account, using the link above, but your LDS Account and your Ancestry account are two separate accounts. They don't have a shared sign-in.
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Re: Ancestry and LDS Account

Postby davesudweeks » Wed May 24, 2017 10:21 am

You can make the sign-in credentials the same in both systems (subject to their specific requirements), but as sbradshaw noted they are not linked. If you change one, it does not automatically change the other.

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Re: Ancestry and LDS Account

Postby themom » Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:13 am

It seems that I have less access to much of the information available on ancestry than previously. In order to get ALL of the access on ancestry do I need to subscribe for a Premium account?


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